Read to Write — Reading More Will Improve Your Writing

During the first years of my career, I worked exclusively as a visual artist. I painted, and I taught art. Before that, I had earned both  BA and MA degrees in English, but I somehow landed as a visual artist and after college, my primary purpose for reading was for understanding how to better improve…

Jacki Kellum Offers Marketing Aids — Especially for Authors

I have mentioned this before, but please allow me to repeat myself. Long before I became a published author, I had studied art, design, graphic art, and information technology for years. I admit that pursuing those other areas of study has slowed down my writing output, but now that my debut book The Donkey’s Song…

Who Is Jacki Kellum? and Why?

“I am part of all that I have met.” – Tennyson – Many years ago, I read Tennyson’s words about how life’s experiences become the core of who we are, and today, as I continue to celebrate my debut picture book, The Donkey’s Song, I thought that I’d tell you a bit more about who…